Pelvic Pain

  • Avinash S. Chavda
  • Kelly M. ScottEmail author


Chronic pelvic pain is an increasingly important, multifactorial condition requiring a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis and treatment. Terminology often varies across specialty, and practice guidance for the majority of etiologies of pelvic pain remains nebulous. Randomized controlled trials are emerging. A summary of treatments that are evidence-based, emerging, accepted, and disproven by etiology is provided in tabular form at the end of the chapter.


Pelvic pain Chronic prostatitis Endometriosis Interstitial cystitis Pelvic floor dysfunction Vulvodynia Lumbosacral radiculopathy Lumbosacral plexopathy Genitofemoral neuralgia Ilioinguinal neuralgia 


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  1. 1.Physical Medicine and RehabilitationUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA

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